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ABC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
other doctors and dentists are on the radar of the federal government. the government calls them dead beats because they haven't paid back tens of thousands of dollars loaned by the government even though they graduated decades ago. plus, we'll show you what happened when we asked dr. press about his failure to pay. the board said your license has not been renewed. why are you operating? >> i'm not. >> reporter: you're dressed in scrubs. you don't want to come out and talk to us? now in court today when dr. press did not show up, his attorney asked the judge not to issue a bench warrants in this case saying he has concerns about his client's mental health. the judge agreed to that and did not enter a bench warrant only because dr. press' attorney agreed to make sure the doctor showed up in court. we're live in northwest baltimore. back to you. >>> people drink them for energy, but they can be dangerous. now monster is reacting to changes you can expect on the labels the next time you pick up a can. >> you're looking at pictures of the carnival cruise ship. the first look at the disgus
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
travel, $220,000, and others will cost $2.2 million. the hotels, $300 a night before the government discount. documents show beyond the meetings and golf there will be music, entertainment and a banquet featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales lead. the postal service said they would have to pay for golfing and will shoulder other costs. >> reporter: organizers said it is designed to educate businesses about the services and products that are offered by the u.s. postal service. they earn $73,000 for every dollar they spent to send employees to a similar conference last year. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco's bomb squad shut down the financial district after a report of a suspicious package. it came in from the wells fargo headquarters leading to the closure between california and sacramento street
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
government says they are making the ardor to get -- order to get a lower price. >>> north korea is upgrading a launch site to handle larger rockets this comes after tuesday's best of a nuclear bomb. they says commercial satellite photos shows they have been working since october to build a new launchpad. the new facility could be finished in three years. >>> the asteroid that is expected to fly close to california tomorrow but there is no chance of impact. about the size of a 15 story building. sun light will obscure the event but nasa will stream the fly by at 11:00 p.m. >>> valentine's day in san francisco always means one thing a huge pillow fight. it is just getting started and ktvu's mike mibach right there in the middle of all of it. >> reporter: it is the calm before the storm of the great pillow fight on valentine's day here in san francisco. it takes place right here in justin herman plaza. the official kickoff is around 6:00 p.m. they will hear the bells ringing and as soon as they hear the bells go it is game on as folks will start slugging away with their pillose. quit the select
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
. analysts say it's unclear which government agency would be in charge. >> just before noon today an asteroid the size of a football field whizzed by planet earth. the biggest space rock ever to come so close to us. jade hernandez live at the science center in oakland to explain why there was never any danger. still a lot of intrigue. >> reporter: astronomers here are fielding questions about this unprecedented asteroid hurling close to earth. experts say it's far enough away to keep us safe and still close enough to spark curiosity. 17,000miles away, asteroid 2012 asteroid raced past. >> it takes things like this for us to see how much is out there. >> reporter: in oakland at the science and space center, astronomer ben burris explained the asteroid would be visible here, but not to the naked eye after the sun goes down. >> it's a reminder that as some have said the earth is orbiting the sun in a cosmic shooting gallery. >> reporter: nasa's video of the 150-foot wide space rock. think of this ball as the asteroid. think of this as earth. this rim represents the stationary at lites.
FOX
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
that could give them an advantage against the government. . >>> i pushed him away and that is when he slapped john. >> plus a toddler slapped by a stranger on a plane. but it didn't stop there. we'll hear more from the boy's mother about this attack. . >>> celebrations in libya on this the second anniversary are you of the start of the uprising that toppled long time dictator moammar gadhafi. today the president said libyans must resolve their differents to rebuild the nation. since 2011 the country has been wracked by lawlessness and economic he woes. the libyan leader promised that islamic law would be the main source of legislation. >>> in syria rebel forces are focusing their latest assaults on three strategic airports. as nick paton reports that they offer up stark images how fast they fear the assad regime my react. >> reporter: around aleapo they can see the key international airport, a hub for cargo planes and artery for what is left of the regime in syria north. it's mainly surrounded by islamist fighters better armed carrying the weapons they took from the army bridged th
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
not show up on the radar. he worked on the government's task force which came up with recommendations. dr. jordan rudolph, speaking in general terms said the task force recommended broadening reporting for some people. >> been determined not to have the judgment make decisions about themselves and to make personal decisions. so the judge -- a judge has found that they require guardianship, the assignment to somebody else. that's another group that would be reported and to report people who have been civilly committed to any psychiatric hospital and found to be dangerous. >> reporter: jordan said the task force is trying to find a balance between the rights of privacy and the rights of the public. part of that is making people understand that in the all mental illness results in violence and people can get treatment should they need this. >>> we're also learning more about the gunman's roommate who died. >> stephen stephen rane graduated from a high school in howard county. >> reporter: stephen stephen rane's instructor at centennial high school said he were expecting big things. when
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
according to the federal government, he's got plenty of company, and they are listed on the u.s. department of health and human services public default page. it showcases doctors and dentists who went to medical school on your dime but didn't pay back special health education assistance loans they got from the federal government, even decades after graduating. >> they have no current about to repay. >> reporter: it's u.s. attorney's rod rosen stein's job to get your dollars back. but in some cases they just won't pay up. that's how they end up on the list. 17 maryland doctors and dentists have the distinction, owing total of $3.2 million in principle, interest and fines. press' share is 209,000 dating back to 1985. from maryland owe as little as have grand or as much as a half million in change. some have been in the hook since 1979. sarah white is paying and she doesn't make a doctors salary. she's a public servant, a single mom living on a local police officer's salary and every month she makes a payment toward the federal loans she took out more than ten years ago to attend t
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
pick up the phone and call anyone until the libyan government to help these folks. >> reporter: the obama administration has accused brown of trying to play politics. >>> this tuesday president obama is scheduled to deliver the first state of the union address. there have been a number of reports suggesting the president will offer proposals for spending on infrastructure and education during his speech. today mr. obama's campaign manager talked about the upcoming address. >> the economy will be central to this speech and how we will grow the economy. >> it means former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords is expected to attend the address. giffords suffered severe head trauma after she was shot while meeting with constituents in arizona. >>> the conservative tea party has tapped tapped ran paul to address the president's -- ashley judd has expressed an interest in running for senate. florida senator marco rubio will speak on behalf of the republican party. >>> there is still a few weeks left before the cuts hit the federal budget and while neither party likes the idea both are
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
lawyers. and that he said gives them incentive to keep the cases alive. government provided lawyers for inmates received $182 million from tax payers payers to pay for lawsuits. >>> these workers are replacing copper wires, how thieves are effecting your commute. >> a city hall wedding ceremony with a serious message, the gift the groom needs to save his life. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >>> caltrans working to repair damage done by thieves that makes our commutes longer and more dangerous. copper thefts are hitting caltrans and drivers hard with more and more criminals stealing the metal. ktvu's rob roth has the two changes they are making to try to stop this problem. >> reporter: you can see where thieves struck. this is highway 242. the copper wires that was inside this box have been torn out, the light is off and the top of the light twisted. metal thieves are strike leg over the bay area -- striking all over the bay area. >> getting worse. >> reporter: and expensive. they will replace the boxes today off 880. the
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> they want government investing in the american work sore we can see continued growth. they don't want government to get in the way of growth right now. because we do see positive signs at home. only congress can stop that. >> reporter: sitting with the first lady tonight is apple's ceo tim cook. i'm told that the president will announce the withdrawal of 34,000 troops from afghanistan by this time next year. reporting live in washington, jacqueline femme, ktvu channel 2 news. >> want to update you now on our top story tonight. a deadly standoff believed to involve christopher dorner. we've been showing you live pictures all afternoon as a cabin where dorner is believed to be holed up burned. the associated mess cited a source as saying that dorner never emerged from this burning cabin. the standoff at the cabin began about 12:30 this afternoon after a man shot two sheriffs deputies, killing one of them and then fleeing inside this cabin. flames broke out just in the past 90 minutes. the newest information we have coming from the a.p. citing a source saying that dorner never came out.
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
soft drink makers to cut the amount of sugar in their drinks. the group wants to government to regulate sugary sodas like they regulate tobacco. >> reporter: as health related problems rise they call it pure junk. >> beverages are the largest source of sugars in the american diet. >> reporter: they are urging the fda to regulate a safe level for added sugar. >> there are more people in america that are over weight and obese than there are who are normal weight. >> reporter: they classify it as generally recognized as safe. when americans over indulge and have a second or third soda they are harmful. >> they have three tablespoons of high fructose corn syrup. americans consume 38 pounds. companies are spending billions in marketing. >> teachers say drink water instead of soda. doesn't have the same inpact as beyonce in the super bowl. >> reporter: they say americans are consuming fewer calories than a decade ago. the fda will respond directly. in washington, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up at 6:00 p.m., ktvu channel 2 news poll reveals what californians think about soda and whether the
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
president oh obama's plans. the growth of government. >> the second term offers a second chance. and if the president wants to regain the credibility he lost over the last four years on each of these issues, he'll start tonight. >> it's up to florida senator, marco rubio, to deliver the official republican response. he'll be making the case smaller government can help the middle class. the president will touch on other topics, including north korea's latest nuclear test and 34,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan who bring home by this time next year. he'll also be talking about new gun laws. several gun violence victims will be guests at the state of the union. a teacher that survived the sandy hook shooting will be in the first lady's box. former congresswoman, gabby giffords, and her husband are joining the arizona delegation. tara for cbs news, capitol hill. >>> and tomorrow morning, the president is expected to hit the road to make the case for that second term agenda that he'll lay out later on this evening. this is the 100th anniversary of the modern state of the union. president woodrow w
CBS
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
government furloughs if those automatic spending cuts kick in at the end of this month. that could have a devastating impact on our local economy, not to mention all the individuals and their families out of a job for a time. those concerns have a lot of you pretty upset. our jessica doyle is taking your concerns to congress with a question some local lawmakers didn't seem to want to hear. >> reporter: march 1st could be a very bad day for the region's workforce. without a deal on capitol hill sequestration will force deep federal spending cuts, hundreds of thousands of federal workers and private employees could be furloughed. the threat that one wusa9 viewer -- got one wusa9 viewer so mad she made this proposal. congress should step up to the plate and take one furlough day each week until they actually make some decent decisions about how to make the economy better, so we decided to take her proposal to capitol hill and ask our four local senators would they be willing to accept furloughs if federal workers are forced to. all of the democratic lawmakers have spoken out against sequestr
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
him. >> j.c. hayward, wusa9. >>> not get government money. those interested should fill out an online application. go to j. jchayward.com. >>> worried about the investigation. >> i lost that completely after my attorney. >> i have to be honest, i'm as shocked and startled as all of you. >> he will step down february 28. >> there were hundreds of making their way back to their houses when the snow just swallowed them up. >>
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
, the government has a responsibility to do something about that. >> the standard 20-ounce bottle of soda has about 16 teaspoons of sugar, double the daily recommendation. experts say the problem is its easy to consume too much sugar when it's in liquid. >> ask them to just eat 16- teaspoons of sugar. it's almost impossible, but you can gulp it down in a minute or two and go back for another. >> beveragemakers say they're doing their part noting calories have come down over the past 15 years and the center for consumer freedom which opposes more regulation and gets some funding from the food industry says this latest proposal is overreaching and unnecessary. >> it doesn't take a phd in nutrition to recognize if you drink too much soda pop, you might put on weight, but the same thing is true for all food with calories. they seem to think they should be protecting us from ourselves. it's insulting and ridiculous. >> consumers are divided, too. >> let people drink what they want. >> somebody needs to help them in order to protect their health. >> this petition from cspi is the latest pu
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